Category Archives: Security Policy

Atomwaffen: Mythos Able Archer 83

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny hat Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg studiert. Dieser Artikel basiert auf der Staatsxamensarbeit “War Scare 1983: Aspekte der militärstrategischen Planungen von NATO und Warschauer Pakt”. Im November und Dezember 2015 strahlte RTL die deutsch-amerikanische … Continue reading

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Stabilität braucht einen starken Rechtsstaat

Von Marcus Seyfarth. Marcus ist Rechtsreferendar am Kammergericht Berlin und Mitgründer der Facebook-Gruppe “Sicherheitspolitik“. Er ist zudem Mitglied der Bundeskommission “Gesellschaft, Werte und Recht” der Jungen Union Deutschlands. Der Artikel fusst auf einer Arbeit, die an der Deutschen Universität für … Continue reading

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China’s Silk Road: How China Is Building the Biggest Commercial-Military Empire in History

by Steve LeVine. He is Quartz’s Washington Correspondent. He writes about the intersection of energy, technology and geopolitics, is a Future Tense Fellow at the New America Foundation and an adjunct professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University. … Continue reading

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Gulf Monarchies Rely on Mercenaries for Security

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He is a student in the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program at Boston College and a reporter for War Is Boring. He focuses on the relationship between Islam and conflict in Syria and Sudan. The Arab, Sunni … Continue reading

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Iran ISOICO Imagery Update

The latest commercial satellite imagery shows some new developments at Iran’s ISOICO shipyard near Bostanu. In December, the extension on the yard’s smaller syncrolift appeared complete with new winches and an extended platform visible in imagery. Workers in the eastern part of … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Expanding an Airfield in Syria?

Low resolution Landsat imagery shows new activity at an airfield rumored to support a U.S. military presence in Syria’s Al-Hasakah province. The imagery acquired via the U.S. Geological Survey suggests the U.S. could be establishing further supply lines to Kurdish … Continue reading

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RAF Sentinel R1s Depart Oman’s Al Musanah AB

Recently acquired satellite imagery suggests the U.K.’s Royal Air Force Raytheon Sentinel R-1 Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR) surveillance aircraft have departed Oman’s Al Musanah airbase. Their departure may signal the execution of pending upgrades. The RAF is looking to the platform … Continue reading

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Frankreichs überlastetes Militär reicht nicht aus um den Sahel dauerhaft zu stabilisieren

von Peter Dörrie Frankreich investiert zur Zeit mehr militärische und politische Mittel als jede andere fremde Macht in die Bekämpfung terroristischer Gruppen in Westafrika und dem Sahel. Getrieben vom Gefühl einer unmittelbaren und akuten Bedrohung, hat sich die Sicherheitspolitik Frankreichs … Continue reading

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The Gulf States Are Coming Together on Counterterrorism

by Emily Murphy (Instagram). She is a student in the Political Science Honors and Islamic Civilizations and Societies Departments at Boston College, as well as a Research Fellow for the Political Science Department. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) provides an … Continue reading

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Syria’s Top Revolutionaries Have Disappeared One by One

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He is a student in the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program at Boston College and a reporter for War Is Boring. He focuses on the relationship between Islam and conflict in Syria and Sudan. The Islamic Front, … Continue reading

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